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Pattern Tour B30-7482, 1938 Blouses

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Pattern Tour B30-7482, 1938 Blouses

5-piece pattern originally by Vogue, 'Blouse front is gathered and just above stomacher section, and buttons at front below a slightly built-up V-neck line.  Belt runs from side seams, crosses at back and ties at center front.  Has long or short sleeves slightly gathered at top.  Especially good for larger figures'.  Short sleeve has a pleat which laps at the lower end and fastens with buttons and loops.  Long sleeve closes with snaps and is trimmed with self-covered buttons. You will learn how to cover buttons and create button loops with this pattern! 5/8" seams are given. SUGGESTED FABRICS For Styles...

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Patter Tour SE20-5955, 1929 Ensemble

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Patter Tour SE20-5955, 1929 Ensemble

  24-piece pattern originally by McCall is a wonderful deco ensemble including coat, blouse with or without sleeves and the diagonal seamed skirt.  Why not pipe those skirt seams for contrast?!  The box coat is in long (A) or short (C) length, long sleeve (A) or sleeveless (B) blouse and pieced skirt.  The box coat (8-piece pattern) may be ordered as a separate or, the blouse and skirt (16-piece pattern) are sold as a set, see options below. NOTE: The skirt is very close fitting.  As I recommend with all of my patterns, ensure proper fit with a toile before cutting fashion fabric!  This pattern is for the...

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Finalist of the EvaDress Patterns 'It's the 20's Again' Challenge!

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Finalist of the EvaDress Patterns 'It's the 20's Again' Challenge!

It is ALWAYS tough to evaluate the entries in any EvaDress Patterns Challenge. Heide from Wisonsin has the finalist spot in the EvaDress Patterns 'It's the 20's Again' Challenge. Congratulations, Heide! Heide had the 1929 Ensemble pattern in her stash. Enamoured of the blouse in that set, she was motivated to make it come to life (in blush sanded silk) once she learned of this challenge. She also had blue wool blend suiting on hand from which she made the skirt and coat. She also fashioned a cloche-style hat from the suiting and a floral-print scarf of great length for grand effect! Below...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 15

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 15

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form)! Here is the fifteenth, a 1940's red crepe shirtwaist style dress, per http://www.moda.com/fashion-history/40s-dresses.shtml Sew the look using our 1940 softly-detailed shirtwaist style dress pattern, originally by Simplicity: For a more casual version, use a rayon print such as, that at Telalinda Fabrics: Originally by Simplicity, the back and front shoulder yoke are cut in one. The front blouse gathers to a pointed yoke at right and left shoulders. A nine-gored...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 11

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 11

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form) available in the shop! Here is the eleventh,  Detail Image per: https://evadress.com/products/1953-keyhole-blouse-b50-6221?_pos=1&_sid=52a4b6986&_ss=r Sew the look using the same pattern I used to create this silk shantung doupini version above, originally by Butterick: The construction of this blouse is a design detail emphasis in itself, with kimono back and back of sleeve in one, yet the front blouse and front of sleeve are cut raglan. The stand-up collar evokes a...

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